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2008 Mathematics Honors Luncheon

Submitted by Rose Choi on May 1, 2008 - 5:00am

The annual Mathematics Honors Luncheon was held at the UW Club on May 20th to recognize outstanding undergraduate Mathematics and ACMS majors. In addition to their award, each student was given a book reflecting their mathematical interests. A full list of this year's awardees and their accompanying books follows.

Award Student Book Given
Outstanding Graduating B.S. (comprehensive major) Art Sadovsky A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
Outstanding Graduating B.S (standard major) Jeffrey Eaton The Volterra Chronicles by Judith Goodstein
Jill Edwards Hilbert by Constance Reid
Outstanding Graduating ACMS major Kyotaro Hemmi The Great Pi/E Debate: Which is the Better Number? (DVD)
Outstanding Graduating B.A. (standard major) Ryan Bowler Schrödinger: Life and Thought by Walter J. Moore
Outstanding Graduating B.A. (Teacher Prep major) Megan Wagoner Sir William Rowan Hamilton by Thomas Hankins
Outstanding Student in 2nd Year Honors Calculus Eric Nitardy Euler, the Master of Us All by William Dunham
Outstanding Student in 1st Year Honors Calculus Ian Zemke Counterexamples in Analysis by Bernard Gelbaum & John Olmstead
Gullicksen Award Nathaniel Bottman Experimental Mathematics in Action by David H. Bailey, Jonathan M. Borwein, Neil J. Calkin & Roland Girgensohn
Benjamin Hayes The Mathematician's Brain by David Ruelle
UW Freshman Medal Chad Klumb A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novelby Gaurav Suri & Hartosh Singh Bal
UW Junior Medal Ting-You Wang The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing by Martin Davis